Thomas Kole

M.D., Ph.D.

About Dr. Kole

Driven by Supporting His Community

I realized early in my training that I wanted to help patients suffering from cancer. Radiation Oncology offered a way for me to do this while also satisfying my interests in engineering and technology. Valley Hospital has a long history of commitment to the community for delivering state-of-the-art care to cancer patients in their own backyard. Growing up in Montclair NJ, I dreamed of one day returning home to serve the Northern NJ community of cancer patients by providing cutting edge and evidence based cancer care.

I am excited by the progression of radiation technology to allow for more precise treatment delivery which has made shorter overall treatment courses possible along with improved quality of life. I look forward to the evolution of combined focal radiotherapy and immunotherapy in an effort to stimulate an immune response against tumors. I take pride that every day I have the opportunity to provide hope to my patients and possibly make someone smile that otherwise might not have.

Specialization & Expertise

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Benign and Malignant Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment
  • Arteriovenous Malformation Treatment

Credentials

Positions:

Clinical Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2016-Present)

Attending Radiation Oncologist, Valley Medical Group (2016-Present)

Attending Radiation Oncologist, Winthrop University Hospital (2015-2016)

Topic Expert Consultant to a healthcare advisory company, MedSolutions, Inc. (2012-2014)

Teaching Assistant, Department of Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2005)

Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2001)

Board Certifications:

American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology (2016)

New York State Medical License (2015)

New Jersey State Medical License (2015)

Professional Societies:

American Society for Radiation Oncology

Radiological Society of North America

American Brachytherapy Society

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

American Medical Association

American Medical Student Association

American Society for Cell Biology

Biophysical Society

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

Education and Expertise:

Undergraduate:
Johns Hopkins University, Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering (1999)

Ph.D.:
Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Philosophy, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (2004)

M.D.:
New Jersey Medical School, Doctor of Medicine (2010)

Postdoctoral Training:
Chief Resident/Resident, Department of Radiation Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine (2014-2015)

Visiting Fellow, Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, National Institute for Standards and Technology Gaithersburg (2013-2015)

Intern, Atlantic Health System (2010-2011)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2004-2006)

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